h1is004 ~ Accessories for a
Lady's Dressing Table
The Yvonne* Hinged-lid Box Project

Tools for Assembling Paper Mini’s Kit:

  • Metal straight-edge (ruler). Make fold lines by pressing against the edge of the ruler.
  • White craft glue that is a “quick grab” “clear dry” type of glue.
  • Tweezers
  • X-acto blade tool and fresh blade
  • A true cutting mat
  • cotton tipped swab
  • Small artist brush with which to paint on glue
  • Small piece of aluminum foil to squeeze work glue onto. This will act as your glue pot
  • Scissors
  • Small detailing scissors, a.k.a. as embroidery snips
  • Small black office clips
*Painting by French Painter William Adolphe Bouguereau, titled Yvonne done in 1896.
 

 
1. Cut out pieces and fold as shown. Remember to fold against a metal straight-edge in order to get the best creases.

 
2. Glue the two corner tabs to the blank surface of the lid.

 
3. Glue the 4 corner tabs to the blank surface of the box body.

 
4. Splay outward the 3 lining panels found on the lid and slather with a thin coat of glue using the artist's paint brush. Fold lining panels back inward and make a nice flat bond against the lid sides. Use a pair of tweezers to press bond along crease.

 
5. Splay outward the 4 lining panels found on the box body and slather with a thin coat of glue. Fold lining panels back inward and make a nice flat bond against the box's sides. Use the tweezers to press bond along crease.

 
6. Check fit of lid lining rectangle, trim if necessary. Glue into place.

 
7. Check fit of box lining rectangle, trim if necessary. Glue into place.

 
8. When all is dry, fit lid onto box. Match stripes on lid to box body. Glue the flap found on the end of the box lid onto the outer surface of the box body.

 
9. Here's the finished product!
 

 
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